Features Region: Southeast

Dan Gordon – Mingledorff’s

Est. reading time: 5 mins

For the past 84 years, Mingledorff’s of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, has provided equipment, parts and services to heating, ventilation and air conditioning dealers and contractors throughout the Southeast. In 2022, it pulled in over $800 million in revenue. Yet, leadership and executives have their sights set much higher with the plans of reaching a billion […]

Remy Saintil – Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Growing up in Boston, Remy Saintil never rode a school bus. Instead, the T would take him straight from his neighborhood in Mattapan to his school in Roxbury—a cheap and reliable mode of transportation tailor-made for city living. It’s those twin principles of practicality and convenience that continue to drive the first-generation American in his […]

Brian Rudick – Honeywell

Est. reading time: 6 mins

Brian Rudick has spent the last 13 years building relationships with customers, suppliers, government officials and, in some cases, competitors. He says it’s allowed him to successfully close large commercial deals and resolve high stakes litigation as he’s traveled the globe for major businesses serving diverse industries. How does he illustrate the point? A trip […]

Christopher Hahn – Volkswagen Group of America Inc.

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Just keeping up with the real estate and facility demands would keep Christopher Hahn busy. But as director real estate and facility services at Volkswagen Group of America Inc., Hahn’s not only looking for the new sites to design and test an array of styles and brands, he’s looking ahead to ensure future office and […]

Joseph Vota – University of Miami Health System

Est. reading time: 4 mins

It’s easy to see the new surgery centers under construction in Doral in Miami and SoLé Mia in Aventura, Florida, taking shape for the University of Miami Health System, or UHealth. They’re six- and seven-story facilities, respectively, and when completed in September 2024 and early 2025, they’ll each provide a wide variety of services on […]

Lisa Boland – Loudoun County Public Schools

Est. reading time: 5 mins

As the new academic year gets underway in Loudoun County, Virginia, around 100 posters festoon the walls of rooms where teachers and staffers gather. “We spread good vibes @ Loudoun County Public Schools,” the posters declare on an abstract background that reminds of Peter Max. Colored pencils strategically placed near each one, everyone can embellish […]

Julia Moreno – PenFed Credit Union

Est. reading time: 5 mins

It’s a competitive hiring market with the most successful companies being creative and forward thinking on recruiting and retaining talent. But with capable people in such demand and the workplace having changed so significantly since the onset of COVID-19, how does an employer, especially a large one, get a leg up? Partially by harnessing technology […]

Susan Brewer – Gray, Inc.

Est. reading time: 5 mins

When tornadoes and floods tore across Kentucky in the midst of pandemic quarantines and chaos, the CEO of Gray, Inc., grabbed his chainsaws and sent a text to other leadership saying he was heading out to help coworkers and others in need—welcoming anyone who wanted to join him. Many of Gray’s team members did and […]

Nichole Hahn – Valiant Integrated Services

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Nichole Hahn had more than 20 years of experience leading human resources, 16 of them supporting more than 3,000 employees in the government services division of engineering giant AECOM when she was recruited to join Valiant Integrated Services in January 2019.  Her experience made Hahn a good fit for Valiant, which provides services such as […]

Andy Wright – Day & Zimmermann

Est. reading time: 4 mins

In 1914, Philadelphia-based Day & Zimmermann designed the machine used to wrap the foil around Hershey’s iconic chocolate Kisses. Just three years earlier, the company had set records hauling the concrete to build the Panama Canal’s Gatun Locks. Then, in the 1930s, it was part of the effort to bring electricity to America’s rural areas.  […]


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vol. IV 2023



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